If Fpagesnews.com site popping up in your web-browser then your machine is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). It’s a type of harmful applications that designed to open tons of intrusive advertisements. Unlike viruses, the ‘ad supported’ software will not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause some problems with your web browser. This is because, it will infect your computer, get full access to your internet browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge and be able to change their settings. Of course, it did not ask you for permission and do it secretly as possible. Once your web browser settings will be changed, you will be rerouted to unwanted advertisements, some of which can lead to malicious or misleading sites. For this reason, we recommend that you begin the clean up of your PC as soon as possible and thereby remove Fpagesnews.com redirect from your web browser.
While your personal computer is infected with the ad-supported software, the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and Microsoft Edge may be re-directed to Fpagesnews.com unwanted web-site. Of course, the ad-supported software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may open a large number of intrusive advertisements.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, certain ad-supported software to also change all web browsers shortcuts that located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to reroute your browser to intrusive ad web pages like Fpagesnews.com, some of which might be harmful. It can make the whole machine more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
We strongly advise that you perform the few simple steps below which will allow you to remove Fpagesnews.com popups using the standard features of Windows and some proven free programs.
We can assist you remove Fpagesnews.com from your web browsers, without the need to take your PC system to a professional. Simply follow the removal instructions below if you currently have the intrusive ad supported software on your computer and want to get rid of it. If you have any difficulty while trying to delete the adware that causes undesired Fpagesnews.com pop-up ads, feel free to ask for our assist in the comment section below. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your web-browser or reboot your PC system.
How to remove Fpagesnews.com advertisements without any software
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually delete Fpagesnews.com advertisements from the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge.
Uninstall Fpagesnews.com related programs through the Control Panel of your PC system
Some potentially unwanted applications, browser hijacking applications and ad supported software may be removed by uninstalling the free software they came with. If this way does not succeed, then looking them up in the list of installed applications in Microsoft Windows Control Panel. Use the “Uninstall” command in order to remove them.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as displayed on the screen below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of software installed on your computer. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the appearance of popup advertisements and web browser redirect to the undesired Fpagesnews.com web-site. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful software by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
After the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as displayed in the figure below.
You will see a list of software installed on your system. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the applications that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of ads and browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program which you need to delete is found, simply press on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as on the image below.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the adware can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you launch your system, it will open Fpagesnews.com unwanted web-site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all harmful tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This opens a dialog box that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the screen below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please choose the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your personal computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then get rid of this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ program, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by unwanted programs. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove Fpagesnews.com ads from Mozilla Firefox
Resetting your Firefox is good initial troubleshooting step for any issues with your web-browser program, including the redirect to Fpagesnews.com web page.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and press the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as shown below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, press “Refresh Firefox” button as shown on the screen below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox web-browser settings to its original state.
Delete Fpagesnews.com pop-up advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
If you find that IE browser settings such as new tab, homepage and search engine by default having been modified by ad supported software that created to redirect your web-browser to various ad web pages like Fpagesnews.com, then you may return your settings, via the reset web-browser procedure.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button like below.
After the task is finished, press “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your internet browser’s new tab page, startpage and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Fpagesnews.com pop-up ads from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the ‘ad supported’ software, malicious and adware extensions, as well as to restore the browser’s start page, newtab page and search provider by default that have been replaced by adware which cause undesired Fpagesnews.com pop ups to appear.
First start the Chrome. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the main menu. Further, click the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web-browser will show the settings screen. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and press the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset settings” section is visible, like below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Google Chrome will open the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The internet browser will launch the procedure of cleaning. Once it’s finished, the web browser’s settings including homepage, newtab and search engine by default back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Fix infected web-browsers shortcuts to get rid of Fpagesnews.com redirect
When installed, this adware may add an argument similar to “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge. Due to this, every time you open the web-browser, it will show an annoying ad site.
Right click on the shortcut of infected web-browser as shown on the screen below.
Select the “Properties” option and it’ll show a shortcut’s properties. Next, click the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field as shown in the figure below.
Then click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all internet browsers that are re-directed to the Fpagesnews.com undesired page.
Fpagesnews.com pop-up ads automatic removal
After completing the manual removal tutorial above all unwanted software and browser’s extensions which causes browser redirects to the Fpagesnews.com web site should be deleted. If the problem with Fpagesnews.com pop up ads is still remained, then we suggest to scan your machine for any remaining malicious components. Run recommended free ad-supported software removal programs below.
How to delete Fpagesnews.com popups with Zemana Anti-malware
We advise using the Zemana Anti-malware. You may download and install Zemana Anti-malware to detect ‘ad supported’ software and thereby remove Fpagesnews.com ads from the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats present on your computer.
Download Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) from the following link and save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
When the download is finished, close all applications and windows on your machine. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown on the image below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your PC system.
Once install is complete, you will see window as shown in the figure below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that developed to redirect your browser to various ad web sites like Fpagesnews.com. While the Zemana Free is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malware.
After Zemana completes the scan, you can check all items found on your PC system. In order to get rid of all threats, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will start to remove adware that causes browsers to open unwanted Fpagesnews.com advertisements.
Use Malwarebytes to remove Fpagesnews.com redirect
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer of the adware. The free utility is an advanced malicious software removal application designed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti malware technology. It is able to help you delete intrusive Fpagesnews.com pop-ups from your web browsers, PUPs, malware, hijackers, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware by clicking on the link below. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: August 31, 2017
Once the downloading process is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will try to update itself and when this procedure is finished, press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that causes multiple undesired advertisements and pop-ups. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. During the scan MalwareBytes will detect all threats present on your personal computer. In order to remove all threats, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware is a free application that you can use to get rid of all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal tool, we suggest you to read and follow the step by step tutorial or the video guide below.
Scan and free your personal computer of ad supported software with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal utility that can be downloaded and use to delete ad-supported software which causes intrusive Fpagesnews.com pop-up ads, hijacker infections, malware, PUPs, toolbars and other threats from your computer. You can run this tool to detect threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
Download AdwCleaner utility from the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: August 29, 2017
When the download is complete, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as displayed below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to start the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Scan” .AdwCleaner program will scan through the whole PC for the ad supported software that reroutes your internet browser to annoying Fpagesnews.com site. This task can take some time, so please be patient. During the scan AdwCleaner will detect all threats present on your personal computer.
After finished, AdwCleaner will display a scan report like below.
Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and press “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will delete adware which redirects your browser to annoying Fpagesnews.com page and add items to the Quarantine. Once that process is done, the tool may ask you to reboot your personal computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Use AdBlocker to stop Fpagesnews.com and stay safe online
Use ad blocker program such as AdGuard in order to stop ads, malvertisements, pop-ups and online trackers, avoid having to install harmful and adware browser plug-ins and add-ons that affect your PC system performance and impact your computer security. Browse the Net anonymously and stay safe online!
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocking program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard on your system by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
Once the download is complete, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick instructions as displayed in the following example.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and stop popup advertisements, web-sites such Fpagesnews.com, as well as other harmful or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that can be found on your desktop.
How does your machine get infected with Fpagesnews.com redirect
To sum up
Now your PC system should be clean of the ad-supported software that causes web-browsers to display intrusive Fpagesnews.com pop ups. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Free (to periodically scan your personal computer for new ad-supported softwares and other malware) and AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop ups and harmful web-sites). Moreover, to prevent ‘ad supported’ softwares, please stay clear of unknown and third party software, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to find PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Fpagesnews.com redirect related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.